March 09, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

Keanu believe it? Doesn’t matter, there it is: The surprisingly successful stalker flick The Watcher now occupies a highly respectable No. 3 berth on the rental chart. But before you start heaping credit on headliner James Spader, let’s take a moment to remember a certain Matrix star, whose turn as a serial killer probably had something to do with that strong showing. Meanwhile, rattling its debut chains at No. 6, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 found out what lies beneath Get Carter. Scary!

TAPE RENTALS

LAST GROSS TO WEEKS ON EW VIDEO WEEK DATE CHART GRADE

1 1 WHAT LIES BENEATH Michelle Pfeiffer $155.4 4 B+ 2 2 BRING IT ON Kirsten Dunst $68.4 2 B 3 — THE WATCHER James Spader $28.9 1 C- 4 3 BLESS THE CHILD Kim Basinger $29.4 2 D 5 4 GET CARTER Sylvester Stallone $15.0 2 C 6 — BOOK OF SHADOWS: BLAIR… Kim Director $26.4 1 D- 7 5 ME, MYSELF & IRENE Jim Carrey $90.6 7 C 8 6 DISNEY’S THE KID Bruce Willis $69.7 5 B+ 9 8 DR. T & THE WOMEN Richard Gere $13.1 3 D 10 7 COYOTE UGLY Piper Perabo $60.8 6 C- 11 10 HOLLOW MAN Kevin Bacon $73.2 8 B- 12 — HIGHLANDER: ENDGAME Christopher Lambert $12.8 1 B- 13 9 GLADIATOR Russell Crowe $186.6 14 A 14 13 GONE IN 60 SECONDS Nicolas Cage $101.7 12 D 15 11 URBAN LEGENDS: FINAL CUT Jennifer Morrison $21.5 3 D 16 15 SCARY MOVIE Marlon Wayans $157.0 11 C+ 17 12 DINOSAUR Animated $137.8 4 B- 18 14 BAIT Jamie Foxx $15.3 5 C 19 16 THE CELL Jennifer Lopez $61.3 10 C+ 20 18 THE ART OF WAR Wesley Snipes $30.2 9 C-

SOURCE: VIDEO BUSINESS FOR THE WEEK ENDING FEB. 25, 2001 BOX OFFICE GROSS-TO-DATE FIGURES IN MILLIONS. SOURCE: ACNIELSEN EDI, INC., AND EXHIBITOR RELATIONS CO. INC.

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